Weather wreaks havoc on weekend


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Posted Online: May 03, 2013, 5:59 pm
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Rained out
Friday's sports
Western Big 6 girls' track & field meet, at Galesburg, ppd. to 4 p.m. Monday.
West Central Conference co-ed track meet, ppd. to 4 p.m. Monday in either Sherrard or Month.
Lincoln Trail Conference co-ed track, ppd. to 3 p.m. Monday in Kewanee.
Three Rivers Conference co-ed track, ppd. to 4 p.m. Monday in Morrison.
Geneseo's John McCormick Boys' Track Invitational, canceled.
Moline at Rock Island boys' soccer, ppd. to Thursday, 6 p.m.
Midwest Collegiate Conference track & field, ppd. to today and Sunday in Oskaloosa, Iowa.
Midwest Collegiate Conference Softball Final Four Tournament, ppd. to today at either Green Valley or the St. Ambrose Dome.
Midwest Collegiate Conference baseball Tournament, moved to Modern Woodmen Park from Waterloo.
Saturday's sports
Quincy at Alleman softball, ppd. to Wednesday.
Galesburg at United Township softball, ppd., no makeup date set.
Alleman at Quincy baseball, ppd. to Tuesday.
Moline at Rock Island baseball, ppd. to Monday.
United Township at Galesburg, ppd., no makeup date set.
Friday & Saturday Sports
Moline Tennis Invitational, canceled.



















 



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